IND vs IRE: Chief Selector Chetan Sharma Set To Accompany Hardik Pandya, VVS Laxman On Ireland Tour – Reports

Updated - 18 Jun 2022, 06:40 PM

Chetan Sharma
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief selector Chetan Sharma is all set to accompany the India National Cricket Team on the upcoming tour of Ireland.

The India tour of Ireland 2022 is scheduled to begin on June 26 at The Village, Dublin and India will be playing a two-match T20I series against Ireland on the tour.

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India National Cricket Team will be led by star all-rounder Hardik Pandya in the two-match T20I series against Ireland as Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah will be involved in the India tour of England 2022 at the same time.

Hardik Pandya has been given captaincy responsibility after his success as a skipper in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.

Hardik, who made his debut as a skipper in the Indian Premier League 2022, led the debutants Gujarat Titans (GT) to the IPL 2022 triumph. Also, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been named as Hardik’s deputy for the two-match T20I series.

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India head coach Rahul Dravid will be travelling with the squad for the all-format tour of England and the National Cricket Academy head VVS Laxman has been named as head coach for the Ireland tour.

According to a report in TOI, the former India pacer and current chief selector Chetan Sharma will accompany the Indian team on the Ireland tour.

Chetan Sharma
Chetan Sharma. Image Credits: Twitter

Notably, Sharma’s co-selector Sunil Joshi has been with the Indian team during the ongoing five-match T20I series against South Africa, which is currently levelled at 2-2 and the series decider will be played in Bengaluru on Sunday.

India, Ireland Squads For T20I Series:

India: Hardik Pandya (c), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vc), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Rahul Tripathi, Deepak Hooda, Venkatesh Iyer, Axar Patel, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi

Ireland: Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Gareth Delany, Paul Stirling, Curtis Campher, Stephen Doheny, Lorcan Tucker, Mark Adair, George Dockrell, Joshua Little, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Conor Olphert, Craig Young.

Full Schedule:

Ireland vs India 1st T20I: June 26, 2022, at The Village, Dublin

Ireland vs India 2nd T20I: June 28, 2022, at The Village, Dublin

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